Wade Rippy
Wade Rippy

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mahomet, Ill.

High School:
Mahomet-Seymour

Event:
Hurdles/Sprints

Birthdate:
01/14/1986

2005-06: Top finish in the 400-meter hurdles came at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational, where he turned in a fifth-place finish in 59.05 ... took seventh-place in the 200-meters (23.81) in the dual meet against Indiana State during the indoor season ... placed eighth in the 400-meters at the same meet in a time of 53.23.

2004-05: Teamed up with Geoff Houtman, Jorge Pérez and Bronco Meeks to place third in the 4x400 relay (3:28.79) at the Badger Elite Invite ... placed sixth in the 200-meter dash (23.55) in a dual meet with Indiana State during the indoor season.

At Mahomet-Seymour: State participant in the 4x400 relay in 2004 ... set a school record in the 200-meter dash with a time of 22.3 ... team won conference and was second at the sectional meet senior year ... team captain as a senior ... state participant in the 110-high hurdles, 300-intermediate hurdles and 4x400 relay junior year ... member of the national honor roll ... a member of the Illini Heat in 2001 ... participated in nationals in 2000, placing 14th in the 110-high hurdles and 15th in the 400-intermediate hurdles ... a national participant in 2001, placing 15th in the 110-high hurdles and 14th in the 400-intermediate hurdles.

Personal: Born 1/14/86 ... son of Chuck and Lu Rippy ... major is undeclared.